Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 25th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • RightNow Technologies (NASDAQ:RNOW): The shares closed at $42.90, up $6.94, or 19.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.43 billion. About the company: RightNow Technologies, Inc. provides on demand customer relationship management software and services. The Company’s solution uses a self-learning knowledgebase to deliver customer self-service, e-mail management, live interaction, issue tracking, and customer satisfaction measurement capabilities.
  • Internet Gold Golden (NASDAQ:IGLD): The shares closed at $15.34, up $2.4, or 18.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $294.57 million. About the company: Internet Gold-Golden Lines Ltd. is an Internet service provider in Israel. The Company provides Internet services to residential and business subscribers, including Internet access and related value-added services, as well as electronic commerce portal services.
  • Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS): The shares closed at $10.56, up $1.43, or 15.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $101.17 million. About the company: Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment. The Company’s products include silicon wafer handling automation, semiconductor processing equipment, and related consumables used in fabricating semiconductor devices. Amtech operates offices in the United States and the Netherlands.
  • Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU): The shares closed at $62.13, up $7.58, or 13.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.38 billion. About the company: Sohu.com Inc. operates an Internet portal in China. The Company’s Web site consists of Chinese language Web navigational and search capabilities, Web-based communications services, and a platform for e-commerce services.
  • Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SILC): The shares closed at $16.93, up $2, or 13.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $116.47 million. About the company: Silicom Ltd. designs, manufactures, markets, and supports Multi-Port Gigabit-Ethernet Server Adapters. The Company sells its Multi-Port Gigabit-Ethernet Server Networking Adapters (including its Bypass Adapters) mainly to original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs.

Losers (% price change)

  • EasyLink Services Intl (NASDAQ:ESIC): The shares closed at $5.08, down $0.46, or 8.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.30 million. About the company: EasyLink Services International Corporation creates, deploys and manages business documents. The Company is a provider of e-commerce solutions to connect businesses with their trading communities.
  • Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX): The shares closed at $6.94, down $0.28, or 3.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.57 million. About the company: NumereX Corp. develops and markets a variety of communication and information products and services. The Company’s subsidiaries offer products and services in wireless communications and digital multimedia networking. NumereX also offers wireline alarm security equipment and services as well as provides operational support systems, equipment, and services to telephone companies.
  • BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC): The shares closed at $38.28, down $0.96, or 2.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.04 billion. About the company: BMC Software, Inc. provides management solutions for mainframe and distributed information technology systems. The Company’s portfolio of software solutions spans enterprise systems, applications, databases and IT process management. BMC also provides maintenance and support for its products and performs software implementation, integration and education services for its customers.
  • Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU): The shares closed at $10.37, down $0.19, or 1.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.81 billion. About the company: Micron Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets dynamic random access memory chips (DRAMs), very fast static random access memory chips (SRAMs), Flash Memory, other semiconductor components, and memory modules.
  • Datalink Corporation (NASDAQ:DTLK): The shares closed at $8.59, down $0.13, or 1.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $150.59 million. About the company: Datalink Corporation is an information architect. The Company analyzes, designs, implements, and supports information storage infrastructure that store, protect, and provide continuous access to information. Datalink’s specialized capabilities and solutions span various networked storage products, incorporating hardware, software, and technical services.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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